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Mount Everest

# mount-everest - Monday 3 March, 2014

Climbers told to clean-up on Mount Everest – or face a penalty

Each member of an expedition must bring back at least eight kilos of rubbish, apart from their own trash.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

From The Score This guy survived a record-breaking base jump from Mount Everest Legit

# mount-everest - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Extract: ’8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’ Read Me This post contains images

Extract: ’8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.

# mount-everest - Friday 17 May, 2013

80-year-old wants to be the oldest man to climb Mount Everest

He already broke the world record in 2007 but it was beaten four years later.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From The Score Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by ‘out-of-control mob’ Brawl

Climbers abandon Everest attempt following attack by ‘out-of-control mob’

Nothing like a bit of fisticuffs at 6,500m above sea level.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Boy, 15, becomes first teen with Down’s Syndrome to reach Everest base

Eli Reimer is the first person with his condition to reach the base camp, which is 5,364 metres above sea level.

# mount-everest - Friday 28 September, 2012

19 die as plane hits bird and crashes in Nepal

The plane was carrying trekkers to the Mount Everest region when the crash occurred just minutes after takeoff.

# mount-everest - Friday 15 June, 2012

From Business ETC Ireland’s ’25 most powerful Irish women’ honoured Honoured

Ireland’s ’25 most powerful Irish women’ honoured

Former President Mary Robinson and novelist Edna O’Brien were among the 25 women celebrated last night.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From The Score Runners complete gruelling Everest marathon Hard Yards

Runners complete gruelling Everest marathon

The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon marks the first conquest of the famous mountain every year.

# mount-everest - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

# mount-everest - Monday 9 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest Himalayan Tour This post contains images

In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest

A virtual visit to Everest base camp and one of the most dangerous airports in the world…

# mount-everest - Sunday 25 September, 2011

19 killed in Nepal plane crash

The plane hit the roof of a house and disintegrated into several pieces just south of the capital. Kathmandu.

# mount-everest - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.

# mount-everest - Friday 27 May, 2011

Service to be held today in memory of Irish Everest climber John Delaney

Delaney, a successful businessman who founded the market prediction company Intrade, died last weekend just 50 metres from the summit of Everest. Business colleagues have been paying tribute to him after his tragic death.

# mount-everest - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Tragic Everest climber did not know of daughter’s birth

John Delaney, the Irishman who died while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest last weekend, did not know that his wife had given birth to a little girl in the days before his death.

# mount-everest - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Irish climber dies on Everest – three days after wife gave birth

John Delaney, 41, hadn’t been told that his wife gave birth before he died on Saturday only 50 metres from the summit.